Every Fold Matters (script) by Lynne Sachs and Lizzie Olesker

Every Fold Matters by Lizzie Olesker and Lynne Sachs 1/28/15   ONE – worker (Ching) TWO – worker (Veraalba) THREE – customer (Tony) FOUR – Washing Society laundress (Jasmine)   PROLOGUE   Video montage of Chinese laundry worker Mr. Ho.                In a laundromat.   Customer looks into dryer and discovers his clothes are […]

States of UnBelonging Transcript

STATES OF UNBELONGING a film by LYNNE SACHS in collaboration with NIR ZATS 63 minutes Hebrew spoken by children “When I am big and someone dies, I am going to go to the funeral.” “You can put a doll on the grave, just like in the story.’ Dear Lynne, I patiently wait for the sand […]

Script for Investigation of a Flame

Investigation of a Flame By Lynne Sachs Transcription …If I should leave you, I do remember all the good times. Long days filled with sunshine, and just a little… Tonight the cup of peril is full in Vietnam. Tonight as so many nights before young Americans struggle and young Americans die in a distant land. […]

First Steps in a Terra Incognita

FIRST STEPS IN A TERRA INCOGNITA BY LYNNE SACHS Feb. 17, 2001  I tell my next door neighbor that I’m going abroad for a couple of weeks and she wishes me a good vacation.  I tell my old boyfriend Sam, I’m going to Sarajevo on a student exchange program, and he asks me how it […]

Biography of Lilith Transcript

A Biography of Lilith Script A 35 min film by Lynne Sachs MUSIC: Pamela Z sings “Bone Music” NARRATION: When God created Adam from the earth, he realized that it was not good for man to exist alone, so he created a woman out of dirt and impure sediment just as he had created Adam. […]

Which Way is East Transcript

Which Way is East, 16mm, color, sound, 33 min. 1994 by Lynne Sachs LYNNE: When I was six years old, I would lie on the living room couch, hang my head over the edge, let my hair swing against the floor and watch the evening news upside-down. A frog that sits at the bottom of […]